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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw
Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw
by Mark Bowden
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A tour de force of investigative journalism-this is the story of the violent rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the head of the Colombian Medellin cocaine cartel. Escobar's criminal empire held a nation of thirty million hostage in a reign of terror that... (read more)

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Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
by Ingrid Betancourt
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"Betancourt's riveting account...is an unforgettable epic of moral courage and human endurance." -Los Angeles Times In the midst of her campaign for the Colombian presidency in 2002, Ingrid Betancourt traveled into a military-controlled region,... (read more)

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Law of the Jungle: The Hunt for Colombian Guerrillas, American Hostages, and Buried Treasure
Law of the Jungle: The Hunt for Colombian Guerrillas, American Hostages, and Buried Treasure
by John Otis
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“Truth be told, they were mostly in it for the money” On February 13, 2003, a plane carrying three American military contractors on a recon patrol crash-landed in the jungle-covered mountains of Colombia. Within minutes, FARC guerrillas... (read more)

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No Lost Causes
No Lost Causes
by Alvaro Uribe Velez
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Uno de los líderes mundiales más inspiradores y exitosos de principios del siglo 21 explica cómo un liderazgo audaz e imaginativo puede resolver incluso los problemas más difíciles, y por qué las causas perdidas... (read more)

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The Girl with No Name: The Incredible True Story of a Child Raised by Monkeys
The Girl with No Name: The Incredible True Story of a Child Raised by Monkeys
by Marina Chapman
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In 1954, in a remote mountain village in South America, a little girl was abducted. She was four years old. Marina Chapman was stolen from her housing estate and then abandoned deep in the Colombian jungle. That she survived is a miracle. Two days later,... (read more)

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Hostage Nation: Colombia's Guerrilla Army and the Failed War on Drugs
Hostage Nation: Colombia's Guerrilla Army and the Failed War on Drugs
by Victoria Bruce
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A blistering journalistic exposé: an account of government negligence, corporate malfeasance, familial struggle, drugs, politics, murder, and a daring rescue operation in the Colombian jungle. On July 2, 2008, when three American private... (read more)

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Captive: 2,147 Days of Terror in the Colombian Jungle
Captive: 2,147 Days of Terror in the Colombian Jungle
by Clara Rojas
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On a fateful day in February 2002, campaign manager Clara Rojas accompanied longtime friend and presidential hopeful Ingrid Betancourt into an area controlled by the powerful leftist guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC... (read more)

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Evil Hour in Colombia
Evil Hour in Colombia
by Forrest Hylton
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A history of the Latin American nation from the mid-nineteenth century to today traces how the nation has been marked by violent political conflicts, radical-popular mobilizations, and reactionary repression practices, in an account that also covers such... (read more)

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Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle
Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle
by Mark Gonsalves
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On February 13, 2003, a plane carrying three American military contractors--Marc Gonsalves, Tom Howes, and Keith Stansell--crashed in the mountainous jungle of Colombia. Dazed and shaken, they awoke covered in blood with automatic rifles pointing at... (read more)

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Oblivion: A Memoir
Oblivion: A Memoir
by Hector Abad
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“An irreplaceable testimony of the struggle for democracy and tolerance in Latin America.” —El País Héctor Abads Oblivion is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written memorial to the authors father, H&eacute... (read more)

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Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Colombia
Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Colombia
by Ingrid Betancourt
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Ingrid Betancourt, a senator and a presidential candidate in Colombia, grew up among diplomats, literati, and artists who congregated at her parents' elegant home in Paris, France. Her father served as Colombia's ambassador to UNESCO and her mother, a... (read more)

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Dulcinea in the Factory: Myths, Morals, Men, and Women in Columbia's Industrial Experiment, 1905-1960 (Comparative and International Working-Class History)
Dulcinea in the Factory: Myths, Morals, Men, and Women in Columbia's Industrial Experiment, 1905-1960 (Comparative and International Working-Class History)
by A Farnsworth Alvear
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Before it became the center of Latin American drug trafficking, the Colombian city of Medellín was famous as a success story of industrialization, a place where protectionist tariffs had created a “capitalist paradise.” By the 1960s... (read more)

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Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle
by Ingrid Betancourt
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"Betancourt's riveting account...is an unforgettable epic of moral courage and human endurance." -Los Angeles Times In the midst of her campaign for the Colombian presidency in 2002, Ingrid Betancourt traveled into a military-controlled region,... (read more)

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Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Colombia
Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Colombia
by Ingrid Betancourt
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In 2002, Colombian senator, anticorruption crusader, and presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt was kidnapped by leftist guerrillas. She was their prisoner for more than six years. Until now. Until Death Do Us Part is the deeply personal autobiography... (read more)

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Kidnapped: A Diary of My 373 Days in Captivity
Kidnapped: A Diary of My 373 Days in Captivity
by Leszli Kalli
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"It all happened so fast that even now, a month later, I still have trouble believing it, and I have to tell myself over and over again: Leszli, you have been kidnapped." On April 12, 1999, Leszli Kálli boarded a plane in Colombia to work on... (read more)

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Between the Guerrillas and the State (11 Edition)
Between the Guerrillas and the State (11 Edition)
by Ramirez Maria
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Responding to pressure from the United States, the Colombian government in 1996 intensified aerial fumigation of coca plantations in the western Amazon region. This crackdown on illicit drug cultivation sparked an uprising among the region’s... (read more)

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Letters to My Mother
Letters to My Mother
by Ingrid Betancourt
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On December 1, 2007, during the arrest of several guerillas in Bogotá, the Colombian police confiscated a short video clip of political hostage Ingrid Betancourt. Accompanying the video was a twelve-page letter, dated October 24, 2007, written... (read more)

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Contentious Republicans: Popular Politics, Race, and Class in Nineteenth-Century Colombia
Contentious Republicans: Popular Politics, Race, and Class in Nineteenth-Century Colombia
by James E Sanders
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Contentious Republicans explores the mid-nineteenth-century rise of mass electoral democracy in the southwestern region of Colombia, a country many assume has never had a meaningful democracy of any sort. James E. Sanders describes a surprisingly rich... (read more)

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Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle
Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle
by Marc Gonsalves
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On February 13, 2003, a plane carrying three American military contractors--Marc Gonsalves, Tom Howes, and Keith Stansell--crashed in the mountainous jungle of Colombia. Dazed and shaken, they awoke covered in blood... (read more)

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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw
Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw
by Mark Bowden
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Killing Pablo is the story of the fifteen-month manhunt for Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, whose escape from his lavish, mansionlike jail drove a nation to the brink of chaos. In a gripping, up-close account, acclaimed journalist Mark... (read more)

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